Danielle ‘dmoongirl’ Andersen ended up being one of the few remaining Ultimate Poker professionals still extant before the site announced it shut down in Nevada.
Ultimate Poker has shut straight down its Nevada online poker site, closing a run that is 19-month becoming the very first regulated Internet poker web site in the usa. The business has now also become the first to get rid of operations in Nevada, leaving simply two other poker providers mixed up in state.
The Ultimate Poker closure will, at the least for the time being, leave Ultimate Gaming with no active Internet gaming operations in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled out from the New Jersey market, citing the contractual problems it had been having because of the Trump Taj Mahal.
Revenues Didn’t Live Up to Objectives
‘on the web poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,’ said Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. ‘Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online video gaming has created an exceptionally cost-prohibitive and operating environment that is challenging. These factors have actually combined to help make the path to profitability extremely difficult and uncertain. Consequently, we have determined to cease operations.’
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